I think this might be one for Justus to comment on. My g/friend was pinged for parking in a loading zone a few weeks ago but there's a twist... Essentially she had all intentions of parking in the service-way street in Liverpool where everything is marked "Loading Zone" (she has a shop and was dropping off flowers she'd bought at market that day) in her 4WD Ford Territory. What transpired was that the local rangers followed her in their vehicle and as she was looking for a spot, pulled alongside and told her that she wasn't allowed to park in the street. She explained what she was doing (dropping off deliveries for her shop) and they reiterated that she wasn't allowed to park in a loading zone as her car wasn't deemed eligible. At this point she drove away and thought that was the end of the matter. Please note that she hadn't pulled up to the curb when she was confronted by the rangers, she was still in what you'd call the "driving lane" of the street. A week or so later, she received a fine in the mail "parking (or was it standing? I'll have to double check) in a loading zone" (10:00am to 10:00am) and called me explaining what had happened. I completed the "review this fine" PDF explaining the events as they'd transpired and sent it in. She got a letter back from SRO on Friday stating that they had conducted the review and in their opinion, the fine has been upheld reiterating how her vehicle isn't except and she'd parked in contravene to the sign. They also stated that they were satisfied that the fine is legal and no further review will be conducted. I would have assumed that the ranger would have needed to take a photo of her stopped/parked in this zone BUT neither of the rangers got out of the car and if a photo wes taken, it would show her driving down the street, not parked/stopped at the curb. Now, if she'd pulled to the curb I'd say "cop it sweet and pay the fine" BUT she hadn't. She was travelling forward albeit very slowly looking for a spot when the ranger pulled alongside (it's a one-way street) and she stopped (not at the curb) as the ranger in the passenger side of the vehicle explained that she wasn't allowed to park in the loading zone. The entire conversation was conducted from this position and she left without pulling to the curb which would in my eyes doesn't constitute parking or standing in the zone. Should we just give up and pay the fine or should we take it further (and if so, what actions are available - court)?